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Mike Hawking

Mike Hawking

Policy and Partnerships Manager,
Joseph Rowntree Foundation

  • Placing inclusive growth at the heart of Local Industrial Strategies to ensure it is the people most at risk of poverty who are benefitting from local economic growth
  • Using strategic housing projects to connect people with local jobs, linking infrastructure and employment as a central means towards growth
  • Reducing the uneven nature of economic growth in the UK by giving increased strategic attention to those regions lagging behind
  • Targeting ‘people’ and ‘place’ by making sure that the skills training and opportunities offered are tailored well to the needs and assets of local regions